The media learned the details of the athlete killed in Kiev (photo) – UNIAN

According to the victim’s father, his son died as a result of a conflict over the Ukrainian language.

Mykola Balabatko / photo facebook Mykola Balabatko

A 26-year-old man was killed athlete and jiu-jitsu winner Mykola Balabatko from the Zaporizhia region was the only son of his father, the owner of the Pribiy Hotel in Kyrylivka, Oleh Balabatko.

As he writes TSN, in December the boy had to turn 27 years old.

Before moving to Kyiv, Mykola Balabatko studied at the G98 Collegium in Zaporizhia. And in the capital he entered the National University of Physical Education and Sports of Ukraine, which he never graduated from – the boy was expelled in 2018.

Mykola became interested in Jiu-Jitsu in 2011. In 2015, he became a bronze medalist of the All-Ukrainian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament and decided to stop there to do business in the field of restaurant services and mobile food services.

Murder of the athlete Nikolay Balabatko: what is known

According to the victim’s father, his son died as a result of a conflict that arose over the boy’s Ukrainian language.

The young man was allegedly attacked by a “drunk resident of occupied Luhansk.” He called the young man to the street to resolve the issue by force. There, the attacker stabbed the boy in the heart. Mykola could not be saved.

For police data, the incident occurred in the Darnytskyi district of Kyiv on the night of November 5.

A security guard from a private company called the police and reported a fight between two men on Petro Hryhorenko Avenue.

“When the police arrived, the applicant said that he heard the screams of the men and saw one of them on the ground. Police found that as a result of a sudden conflict between passers-by, one of them stabbed his opponent in the chest. A 26-year-old local resident was detained and a knife was confiscated, “police said.

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